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"One of the West Coast's best kept secrets" -Andrea Canter, Jazzpolice.com "Subtle romanticism" combined with a "distinctive, swinging touch" are words that come to mind when describing jazz artist Gaea Schell's style. Accomplished and versatile, she - as drummer Albert 'Tootie' Heath says, "plays the heck out of the piano with them small hands". Known among her peers for swinging every note, subtle phrasing, and lyrical writing, this Los Angeles-based pianist/ composer is a native of Alberta, Canada where she grew up playing music from an early age. During pursuit of a classical harp degree in college, Gaea began listening to piano greats Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans and Red Garland among others
PCAMI* is pleased to announce the addition of Gaea Schell to our prolific musical family. Gaea is from Alberta, Canada and began playing piano at the age of five. Initially interested in the classical harp, Gaeas interests turned to jazz piano after being inspired by such legends as Charlie Parker, Bill Evans and Oscar Peterson among ...